The Google Pixel 6a could be the answer to the Pixel 6’s most vexing problem

If you have a Google Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro, you might be most frustrated by the fingerprint sensor, which many customers have found to be extremely unreliable. However, the Google Pixel 6a may not have this issue.

This is because the new phone’s fingerprint sensor differs from the standard Pixel 6 variants. In an interview with Android Central at Google IO 2022, Rick Osterloh (Google’s Senior VP for Devices and Services) confirmed this.

However, the Pixel 6a’s new sensor isn’t guaranteed to be any better. Osterloh did not elaborate on the cause for the modification or the performance of the new sensor.

Still, we can only come up with two plausible explanations. One possibility is that it’s a response to user concerns over the Google Pixel 6’s sensor